Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 12th match and 60th match of the IPL 2023 is being played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Sunday (May 14). In this match, the challenge of Rajasthan Royals team is ahead of Bangalore. In this match, Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis created a tremendous feat. He became the first player of the season to do so. Apart from this he has made some other records to his name.
As it happened, Faf Du Plessis won the toss before the Rajasthan vs Bangalore team match. Also, decided to bat. This time, Virat Kohli came to the field along with skipper Faf to start the innings from Bangalore. This time, as soon as Faf crossed the milestone of 24 runs, he created a special record.
Faf du Plessis’ record
Faf completed 600 runs in IPL 2023 as he crossed the 24-run mark this time with a four off the second ball of the seventh over. He became the first player to do so. Before this run, he had scored 576 runs in 11 matches. It also included 6 fifties. Along with this he also completed 4000 runs in his IPL career.
Player who scored 600 runs in one IPL season from Bangalore
Notably, Faf became the seventh Bangalore player to score 600 runs in a single season in the IPL. Before him, Chris Gayle in 2011, Chris Gayle in 2012 and Gayle and Virat Kohli in 2013 also crossed the 600-run mark for Bangalore. Then Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers scored 600 runs for Bangalore in the 2016 season. After this, this record was registered in the name of Faf du Pleiss in 2023. (Faf du Plessis has completed 600 runs in IPL 2023 against Rajasthan Royals)
Players who have scored 600 runs for Bangalore in every IPL season
2011 – Chris Gayle
2012 – Chris Gayle
2013 – Chris Gayle/ Virat Kohli
2016 – Virat Kohli/AB de Villiers
2023 – Faf du Plessis*
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